The world's largest book festival takes place every August in
Edinburgh and our members are always well represented with their
books on sale in the festival bookshops and their authors taking
part in events.
EIBF hosts various events at other times of the year and also
runs the Booked! programme which takes theEdinburgh
International Book Festival on the road around Scotland, throughout
the year, supported by players of People's Postcode Lottery.
This year's festival runs from 13 to 29 August. For more
details, see the EIBF website.
This year our Publishing Scotland event at EIBF celebrated our
buildings book by book.
Where: Garden Theatre, EIBF Charlotte
When: Tuesday 23 August 2016 from 17:45 to
For the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design, we
celebrated the brave and bold ways in which publishers are bringing
innovative design and Scotland's architectural heritage to new
audiences. Publishers James Crawford of HES and Adrian Searle of
Freight Books presented their work and discussed the ways in which
their design-led books and publishing contribute both to the
reading experience and to an appreciation of our built
Heather McDaid has written about the event on her blog Heather Writes.